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JOSE ANDRES WANTS TO FORGET LEGAL DISPUTE WITH TRUMP

Spanish chef Jose Andres has expressed today his will to “forget” soon legal dispute with the President-elect of United States and for which Donald Trump should testify before a judge on January 20.

 


Chef is preparing these days together with other colleagues a charity dinner for more than eight hundred people, among them unemployed immigrants, homeless people and families in situation of poverty.

Jose Andres attributed the judicial process to who has finally been elected as president of the most powerful nation in the free world, to “a business decision”.

He affirmed that he “seats anyone on the dock”, and he added that “everyone has to comply with the law” whether this be a chef, waiter, bartender or president because that is the judicial system.

The legal dispute with Trump goes back to 2015 and it is related with the derogatory remarks about Mexican immigrants made by the president-elect during his campaign.

Spanish chef withdrew his participation from the new Trump International hotel business project, in the centre of Washington, by epithets made against Mexican immigration.

The chef considered that the commercial reputation of his company would be damaged by the political positioning of Trump due to restaurant was going to be a “Hispanic”.

Trump and Jose Andres claim $10 million and $8 million, respectively, as compensation for damages.

The Spanish chef publicly supported Hillary Clinton’s campaign, but as a U.S. citizen – takes citizenship – believes that after the election results, whoever wins wins, must “wipe the slate clean”, “keep working” and “supporting Institutions “.


Madrid, December 19,2016, EFE/Practica Español


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Question 1
El vídeo habla de...
A
Un acuerdo entre un chef y un empresario estadounidense.
B
Una multa que tiene que pagar un chef.
C
Una disputa legal entre un chef y un empresario.
Question 2
¿Quién es el hombre que está hablando en el vídeo?
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Un empresario estadounidense.
B
Un famoso cocinero de México.
C
El chef José Andrés.
Question 3
Este chef está hablando de...
A
Una disputa con Donald Trump.
B
Una disputa con otro chef español.
C
Un nuevo acuerdo con Donald Trump.
Question 4
En el vídeo se dice que...
A
Este chef quiere dejar atrás las disputas con Trump.
B
Este chef no desea tener buenas relaciones con un empresario estadounidense.
C
Este chef quiere recibir ayuda de un empresario estadounidense.
Question 5
En el vídeo se dice que...
A
José Andrés se niega a declarar ante un juez.
B
José Andrés tiene que declarar ante un juez.
C
José Andrés cometió un delito.
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